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Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 7:30pm EDT
>> detroit is in bankruptcy. who will catch the retirees as their pension had hang in the balance? [♪ music ] >> so much is riding on this issue, and our community has a lot to say about it. >> yes, this is the battle for detroit's future. who are the victims? who are responsible? and most of our economy seems to be empathizing with jonathan. retireeretirees are in now automatically in danger of losing their homes and healthcare and may have to rely on food stamps. so, you the viewer at home, you are our community, and you are the third host of this show. throughout today's show tweet at us, and join the conversation. >> detroit may be at bankruptcy now but at its height it was an elite american city with booming business, bustling streets and adventurous nightlife along the whatever. detroits golden age was full of prosperity, promising a comfortable retirement for those who worked hard. but with the $18 billion debt that promise is in jeopardy. the pensions of 20,000 retirees are at risk as detroit no longer has the funds to meet its commitments. joining us is jim, one of the
FOX Business
Aug 29, 2013 9:00pm EDT
to say we did have the money toank get involved. that argument. >> detroit is now the>> largest u.s. city to file for bankruptcy. it cannot manage itself we're at the end of the road we cannot borrow any morewe money. >> what happened b? it was once prosperous nown s it is iraq. >> for $1,500 you can buyhn this house for years politicians could say they could fix d street. that is its. john: instead. >> they turned city hall into a den of bribes and kickbacks making themselves rich. john: is there hope for places like detroit? >> it will turn around the city of detroit. >> the motor city. this is will we do. john: what's up with detroit? can this happen to your town? that's our show tonight. ♪ >> and now john stossel. ♪ john: detroit was once the richest city in america. i was three years old and. that was the 1950's. now it's the biggest u.s. city ever to declare bankruptcy. so what happened? our guestsonight have some clues. first, fox news reporter works etroit and justrote, detroit, an american autopsy. an autopsy, one examines the dead body and tries to find out what killed him.
MSNBC
Aug 29, 2013 3:00am PDT
was born in detroit. best export, >> yeah. we had madonna from detroit and also tons of votes for kid rock. i mean music is a huge, huge part of detroit. and, of course, that's it for "way too early." "morning joe" starts right now. ♪ >> good morning, everyone. welcome to a special edition of "morning joe." it's thursday, august 29th. we're going to have a great time here in detroit. we're live from the ford flat rock assembly line. just outside of detroit in flat rock, michigan. and this is an active assembly line, about to get busier as the morning progresses. >> unbelievable news today, ford is actually returning the production of the ford fusion to this plant. >> big news. >> from mexico. it's a $555 million commitment and what does that mean? that means more jobs for americans. >> about 1400. >> great news. >> we're going to speak with ford ceo alan mullally and coo mark fields about this important investment in u.s. manufacturing and what it will mean for the overall economy. >> and we're here to tell the story of detroit as well as the city's bankruptcy, it's been in the news, it'
MSNBC
Aug 29, 2013 2:30am PDT
. >> you'll hear dreamers say we have to rebuild detroit and make it what it once was. it can't be that. there's only two auto factories left in the city limits. those jobs will never come back. what we have to do is create a new, different detroit with modern jobs, modern families, modern households. we'll never repopulate to 1.9 million but we could do better than 700,000. >> this morning it's a special live from detroit because as it teeters on the edge, it's also showing signs of life. >>> morning everybody. it is thursday, august 28th, we are live at the ford plant in flatrock, michigan. now they make the iconic mustang here that i drove in on and soon they'll add more than 1400 jobs to make this car, the ford fusion. it's right now being made in mexico but they are expanding it because it's so popular and they'll make them here. we'll talk a lot more about the auto industry here in detroit and the impact of motown music on the city. all that in a few minutes. but first, the latest on syria. the white house is forging ahead with preparations to launch some sort of attack and believ
CSPAN
Aug 20, 2013 7:00am EDT
and it is no trouble. host: on twitter host: we will be talking about the city of detroit with the codirectors of the recent ropia" in aboutt five minutes. hi, george. caller: good morning. i think that we've lost all of our common sense. we are carrying all of these idols around, and the stadium is burning behind us and around us, and we are worshiping all these people, be it big business, and the pyramid scheme always collapses, but who is actually winning? the people are the worst of the worst feeding off of the people who don't have common sense to judge them and not give them all the money, all the environment, all the oil, going to kings of saudi arabia that we do business with or kill iranians in cruise that we do behind the scenes. this sad, what we are doing to this world, and the reset button might be a big red nuclear button, but it has got to be hit sooner or later, and i don't want it to be, but we have a big world of hurt coming because we don't have any brains left. host: returning to the front page of "the washington times," a story on ted cruz, republican senator from texas. h
MSNBC
Aug 1, 2013 1:00am PDT
, cities in this country can be saved. earlier this month, detroit became the latest and greatest american city to file for bankruptcy. an $80 billion federal bailout saved the motor park of motor city. the auto industry from collapsing. right now in 2013 there will be no bailout for detroit itself. michigan governor rick snyder is not asking for one. and the white house is not offering one. it was really surprising republican members of the senate started trying to block a bailout of detroit. this thing that does not exist, no bailout, not only for detroit, but for any american city. no federal funding of any kind for any struggling city anywhere ever. unless they're hit by a natural disaster. because, you know, hurricanes, they have a tendency to hit the sponsor of another measure's home state with regular frequency. the first no bailout no money of any kind amendment did not passion, it was defeated on a close party line vote. its sponsor tweeted, if you weren't worried about the federal government bailing out municipalities like detroit now, you should be. be afraid of this thing that
MSNBC
Aug 30, 2013 2:00pm PDT
sestak, john garamendi, i appreciate it so much. coming up, detroit's government is broke but its people are far from broken. we'll have the latest from detroit next. and don't forget to check out "hardball" with chris matthews. its new time 7:00 p.m. live eastern right here on msnbc. we're coming right back. discover card. cashback concierge, here. what is a cashback concierge? well there's lots of ways you can get cash back. i'm here to help you get the most out of your cash rewards. it's personalized, and it's free. i want that. we have a concierge! at discover, we treat you like you'd treat you. get the it card with cashback concierge. >>> time now for trenders. "the ed show" social media nation has decided and we are reporting here are today's top trenders voted on by you. >> and watch. >> our number three trender. pandemonium. >> it was the news and the sound that everyone was hoping for. >> we had a giant panda cub born here at the national zee. being a poster child for being a great panda mom. >> i'm standing in front of tian-tian who could be the father. we don't know who the ba
MSNBC
Aug 29, 2013 2:00pm PDT
and about with them today. >>> detroit's emergency manager downplays the city struggles we get the real store from the motor city. >>> reminder, don't forget to check out chris matthews at 7:00. too big. too small. too soft. too tasty. [ both laugh ] [ male announcer ] introducing progresso's new creamy alfredo soup. inspired by perfection. new creamy alfredo soup. cashback concierge, here. what is a cashback concierge? well there's lots of ways you can get cash back. i'm here to help you get the most out of your cash rewards. it's personalized, and it's free. i want that. we have a concierge! at discover, we treat you like you'd treat you. get the it card with cashback concierge. >>> social media has decided. here are this week's top trenders. >> they're not as bright, i don't care what they say. >> i fire the person that starts to purchase fluorescent light bulbs. stu, from you, i would like a memo that global warming is a pile of crap. >> glenn beck joins the anti-green team. >> the pigtail as we call it. we don't need the light bulb police umpts the energy-efficient, ugly and smelly
MSNBC
Aug 8, 2013 12:00am PDT
about another terror plot that was foiled. what do new york city and detroit have in common? bankruptcy. all that is ahead. do you remember this little hot mic slip during the election. >> this is my last election. >> yeah. >> after my election, i have more flexibility. >> i will transmit this information. it is such a great line. and people thought at the time, it was a big scandal. people thought they knew what it meant. president obama was secretly telling dmitri medvedev to ignore all the election year politics, it's just politics. after that, the u.s. and russia could be great friends. maybe that wasn't it, maybe the flexibility he was speaking about was a great insult. a yo mama joke, perhaps, that would better explain what has happened since. relations are deteriorating at a very rapid pace. the president cancelled a planned meeting with russian president putin. the first time any american president has cancelled a publicly announced visit to russia since the end of the cold war. the white house explained the cancellation including, missile defense, and arms control, they cited r
CNN
Aug 25, 2013 10:00am PDT
in cities. what does that mean? more skyscrapers and congestion? more detroit? we'll look at the upsides and the down sides of an ever more urban world. we've got a terrific battle that has some surprising ideas. >>> also, "les miserables." it turns out that the book by victor hugo is the all-time favorite novel of a middle eastern leader that the west counts as an enemy. i will explain. >>> but first, here's my take. we are watching a season of discontent in a world of young democracies, from egypt to turkey to brazil. protest marches and one coup. as we watched the turbulence around the world, i think about our own democratic journey and how interesting it is that the distinctive feature of the american system is not how democratic it is, but rather, how undemocratic it is. hear me out -- we have three co-equal branches of government. and the one with the final say on many issues, the supreme court is composed of nine unelected men and women. the american senate is the most unrepresentative upper house in the democratic universe, with the exception of britain's house of lords, which is
PBS
Aug 9, 2013 5:30pm PDT
for detroit police to respond to 9-1-1 calls. hari sreenivasan looks at the motor city's battle amid bankruptcy. >> detroiters are so used to bad news, and they are so used to things not really breaking our way, and they're used to getting up the next morning and going, "well, i can't stop, i've got to keep going, i've got to keep trying." >> woodruff: david brooks and ruth marcus analyze the week's news. >> brown: and yes, those are goats in that graveyard. more than a hundred of them. kwame holman tells us what they're doing in this historic washington, d.c., cemetery. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour h been provided by: >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers l
PBS
Aug 9, 2013 6:00pm EDT
relationship; detroit struggles after declaring bankruptcy; brooks and marcus on the week's news and goats in the graveyard. but first, the other news of the day. here's kwame holman. >> holman: american government personnel left lahore, pakistan today because of a specific threat to the consulate there. the u.s. shifted non-essential staff from lahore to the capital, islamabad. embassy officials would not say when the consulate might reopen. the closing came amid a flurry of militant attacks, including one on a mosque in quetta today that killed six people. gunmen opened fire on worshippers as they were leaving. saudi arabia arrested two suspected al qaeda militants in connection with the recent closure of western embassies in the region. they were from yemen and chad. the saudi arabian interior ministry said an investigation found the two were plotting suicide attacks. computer hardware, electronic devices and mobile phones were seized along with the suspects. fire crews in southern california today battled strong winds as they raced to gain ground on a fast-moving wildfire. more than 1,
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 9:00pm EDT
tonight, a tough sell. is this the right time to buy real estate in bankrupt detroit? and the rebuilding of new orleans, the battle over who longs in the new new orleans. good evening, thank you for being with us. it was an absolutely gob smacker of a vote. one that quickly reverberate here in washington, and one that may force the hand of the u.s. president. late today the british parliament to be the step of saying no to prime minister it will not support british participation in a military strike against syria. the fierce response wasn't just a surprise, it was nearly unprecedented to a pettish leader seeking to support his american ally. >> the origin question was the motion on syria, and the use of chemical weaponed as published in corrected form, since when an amendment has been moved. the question is that the amendment be made. as many say eh. >> eh. >> on the contrary no. >> no. >> and the raucous response could foreshadow more trouble, not just for the british prime minister, but for the white house as well. while president obama has taken great pains to say he has not made a de
Telemundo
Aug 30, 2013 6:30pm PDT
barrio hispanos que puede ser la salvaciÓn de la ciudad de detroit. la >>> california arrastraron lodo, Árboles a los condados de san bernardino y rifvi riverside. debajo de un puente habÍa 5 pies de wa acumulada. >>> dentro del desastre econÓmico que es detroit. hay un punto de luz y esperanza. es un barrio latino, que puede convertirse en un modelo a seguir. janet rodrÍguez hablÓ con pequeÑos comerciantes que lo han apostado todo, por un mejor detroit. >>> jordi oriundo de barcelona instalÓ su cafeterÍa en el barrio latino de detroit hace algunos aÑos. >>> los pequeÑos comerciantes como yo nos ven como pequeÑos hÉroes. como Él hay much emprendedores a lo largo de la calle que le da vida al vecindario latino, mejor conocido como mÉxico antotown o suroeste de detroit. residen unos 45 mil hispanos. el gobierno federal sede aclaraba en bancarrota. comprÓ este bar en el corazon del barrio latino. >>> veo este lugar, que es una oportunidad, como le digo en la comunidad hispana y en el lugar mÁs fuerte de toda la ciudad los hispanos en su mayorÍa mexicanos han emigrado a de
MSNBC
Aug 7, 2013 7:00am PDT
. >>> this morning, the bankrupt city of detroit is a step closer to gnaw mayor. but new york city's mayor michael bloomberg says detroit's financial disaster should serve as a warning to all u.s. cities. >> the reality is we may be a long ways from detroit, but only a short ways from relapsing into decline if we allow health care and pension benefits to crowd out the investments that new york city -- makes new york city a place where people want to live, work, study, and visit. >> in detroit, wayne county sheriff polian and ceo mike dugan emerged as the top vote getters in yesterday's mayoral showdown. that means detroit where 82% of the population is now black would elect its first white mayor in four decades and they scare off in november for a job that doesn't have any significant power since a state emergency manager controls the purse strings there. let's bring in thomas sugrew who is a detroit native and author of "the origins of urban crisis race and inequality in post war detroit." >> good morning. >> detroit did crushed by skyrocketing pension and health benefits and why mayor bloomering
MSNBC
Aug 7, 2013 8:00pm PDT
tried to convince us the u.s. was becoming the next greece. now you won't believe who is using detroit as a temple to suggest an austerity bomb. >>> whenever we see a threat stream that is specific enough, that we can take some specific precautions within a certain time frame, we do so. now, it's a reminder that for all the progress we made getting bin laden and al qaeda and pakistan back on its heels. this radical violent extremism is still out there. >> that's the president -- the u.s. took that extraordinary step after intercepting communications between two top al qaeda leaders the two men talked about wanting to launch a major attack in the region to cone side with an islamic holiday. a sign of the group's ongoing presence in the region. something the president addressed again this afternoon, while speaking to troops at camp penndleton. mr. obama acknowledged the work of u.s. diplomats working to safeguard american interests. yet sounded downright bushy in his remarks on terror. >> al qaeda affiliates still facilities. still threaten our businesses abroad. and we've got to take th
Telemundo
Aug 29, 2013 6:30pm PDT
y otros funcionarios. al regresar en noticiero telemundo. nos vamos a detroit, una ciudad que estÁ literalmente en ruinas. vamos a ver como la crisis fiscal afecta a los hispanos que viven ahÍ. >>> en el pabellÓn de fusilamiento >>> la ciudad de detroit, cuna de la industrializaciÓn, y la industria automotriz en estados unidos. hoy no es sombra de lo que fue. >>> y la ciudad estÁ en quiebra, y hoy un juez mediador, dio inicio al gobierno municipal y acreedores en busca de una soluciÓn janet rodrÍguez explica a quÉ llevÓ esta decadencia y como ha perjudicado a los latinos que viven ahÍ. el abandono generalizado, no deja ver que detroit viviÓ mejores Épocas. lo que abundan son vecindarios desolados. >>> dan miedo, no sabe lo que puede pasar. >>> a pesar de la destrucciÓn, pero vive el recuerdo de lo que algÚn dÍa fue. el auge de la industria automotriz en los 1900 dio vida a una metrÓpolis que tuvo 2 millones de residentes. >>> si no entraban a la fÁbrica de ford habÍa abundancia de trabajo con el paso de los aÑos, la cÚspide econÓmica de las grandes auto motrices
MSNBC
Aug 7, 2013 1:00pm PDT
frustration begins. michigan democratic congressman garry peters returned home to his district of detroit, a city dealing with bankruptcy, crumbling infrastructure and an unclear future. not exactly a formula for rest and relaxation. i'm delighted to say the good congressman has joined us now. good afternoon, sir. >> good to be with you. >> you lev washington and returned to detroit where there's a highly contested mayoral contest going on. how are things in detroit right now and what next for that great city? >> i'm glad you say great city because it really is a great city. we certainly have some challenges now, and the one story people are talking about is the bankruptcy, but i think it's very important for folks to know there are a lot of stories about detroit and the greater detroit region. we have an incredible talent in this city, hard-working people, entrepreneurs and if you just think of the intellectual talent in this area, we have more engineers per capita than any other region of the country. we have folks who are creating new jobs here. we've got a downtown that's bounding bac
MSNBC
Aug 27, 2013 6:00am PDT
of despair looms large over motown, detroit's next mayor will be former hospital chief mike duggin or the man we'll meet this morning, wayne county sheriff benny napoleon. august 27th, this is "the daily rundown." lets get to my first reads of the morning. secretary of state john kerry laid out an aggressive case for intervention in syria arking evidence of the largest chemical attack in decades is undeniable. the latest escalation with a steady drum beat by the united states and its allies, which is clearly a leadup to military action. >> the killing of women and children and innocent bystanders by chemical weapons is a moral obscenity. president obama has made clear to the outside regime that this international norm cannot be violated without consequences. >> it's an important phrase. you heard it a lot, not just from john kerry but jay carney, international norm, significant, ready for strike significant on three main tracks, one, intelligence community backing up conclusions the chemical attack was launched by the regime. that could happen as early as today. two, determination of a legal
NBC
Aug 8, 2013 4:30am EDT
be nicer this week. now he is getting slack because he will be starting on friday against the detroit lions. he is taking the high road after reading this week saying f-u, hope you break youracl on friday. >>> andrew mccutchen, not only did his mother sing the national anthem, but he goes his 16th home run of the season. >> must have been mom being there. >> exactly. you know mama looks very proud. >> look how proud she is. i love it. >>> now to big plays in the little league, jacob garza and his team won a spot in the little league world series. garza w pitch perfect and did not give up a single hit during the game. not only that, he hit a home run that gave his team a 6-0 lead over new mexico. that kid is good. >>> and in st. louis, gangham style danceoff that went intergalactic, shall we say. during star wars night fans dressed as darth vader and storm troopers showing the force is very strong with those light sabers. >>> did you hear that? check out these rowdy fans of the detroit tigers and cleveland indians games. in a let's go tigers cheer, that could not overcome the chant of detroi
CNN
Aug 28, 2013 8:00pm PDT
. but will the sentence ever be carried out? >>> and dogs running wild in detroit. the new problem facing america's largest bankrupt city. >>> and honey booboo's big day. [ male announcer ] this store knows how to handle a saturday crowd. ♪ [ male announcer ] the parking lot helps by letting us know who's coming. the carts keep everyone on the right track. the power tools introduce themselves. all the bits and bulbs keep themselves stocked. and the doors even handle the checkout so we can work on that thing that's stuck in the thing. [ female announcer ] today, cisco is connecting the internet of everything. so everyone goes home happy. like carpools... polly wants to know if we can pick her up. yeah, we can make room. yeah. [ male announcer ] ...office space. yes, we're loving this communal seating. it's great. [ male announcer ] the best thing to share? a data plan. at&t mobile share for business. one bucket of data for everyone on the plan, unlimited talk and text on smart phones. now, everyone's in the spirit of sharing. hey, can i borrow your boat this weekend? no. [ male announcer ] share
MSNBC
Aug 29, 2013 2:00am PDT
the fusion in u.s. for the first time at a plant near detroit. they hired 1400 new workers for the plant which will produce 15,000 vehicles a year. that's 30% more than in mexico. >> and nintendo cutting the price on the wii u game console to compete with the xbox one and playstation 4. that's in time for the holidays. back over to you. >> don't you love talking about the holidays in august. >> there we go. >> thank you, jackie. speaking of minimum wage, four strippers filed a class action lawsuit in colorado federal court. they claim that their employer, fantasy gentlemen's club in grand junction violated federal and state minimum wage laws. >> ladies just want to get paid. and a delta 4 heavy rocket was launched on wednesday. the classified payload is believed to be $1 billion high powered spy satellite. >>> starbucks is selling a limited crystal incrusted tenth anniversary mug. it's going for $150. >> a popular television commercial selling insurance was the inspiration behind this florida business that brought nomad the camel to work. what's the occasion? well, hump day of course. i
CNN
Aug 28, 2013 4:00pm PDT
to death. >>> and dogs running wild in detroit. the new problem facing america's largest bankrupt city. >>> and honey booboo's big day. [ male announcer ] this store knows how to handle a saturday crowd. ♪ [ male announcer ] the parking lot helps by letting us know who's coming. the carts keep everyone on the right track. the power tools introduce themselves. all the bits and bulbs keep themselves stocked. and the doors even handle the checkout so we can work on that thing that's stuck in the thing. [ female announcer ] today, cisco is connecting the internet of everything. so everyone goes home happy. >>> our second story outfront, the decision to go to war. president obama said tonight he has not yet determined whether or not to strike syria but he did lay out his justification for u.s. involvement. >> when you start talking about chemical weapons in a country that has the largest stock pile of chemical weapons in the world where over time their control over chemical weapons may erode, where they lied to terrorist organizations that have targeted the united states, then there is a
MSNBC
Aug 28, 2013 3:00am PDT
. >> other playoff baseball the tampa bay rays lost to the angels. oakland beat detroit. braves won again and the pirates lost to the brewers. >> come on pirates. >> went 3 for 4, two rbis in my softball game. >> you laid down a couple doubles? >> i hit a couple, no one. >> did they bring out the respirator? >>> let's go to the u.s. open. 296th ranked victoria duval stunned samantha stoeser. it is her first win against a top 20 opponent. her family comes from haiti. her father was actually buried in the rubble in the earthquake three years ago and had to be dug out of the rubble. >> that's an incredible story. >>> more drama from the new york jets camp. the team signed former green bay packers quarterback. he was released after losing out to vince young in green bay for the number two spot. harrell expected to report with the team today. another quarterback joins on the jets roster. rex says he may not make anyone a starter until opening day, day of the game. bring in more quarterbacks. >>> still ahead on "morning joe" governor rick snyder joins us ahead of tomorrow's special show in detr
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 11:00am EDT
plan until later this year. >> workers in new york and detroit have walked off the job and workers also in if chicago. we have one woman's struggle to get by. >> reporter: the squeeze of living paycheck to paycheck is all too real for nancy and her two kids coming home to a camped one bedroom apartment. >> we leap here. >> there is no room in her budget for more space, and staying ahead of the bills is impossible. for ten years she has worked at mcdonald's never making more than minimum wage which here in illinois is $825 an hour. >> i get last notice where i'm going get disconnected and i have to pay a portion of it so i have to come up with the money. he's living conditions are why why salgado and others have sustaining a stand for higher wages and respect on the job. the movement has asked for it to be moved up to $15. >> if these people earned $15 they could give back to the economy and they wouldn't have to depender on the government for food stamps. >> reporter: a substantially higher minimum wage may not be a win fall. at $15, they may be much more selective about who they hire.
NBC
Aug 29, 2013 4:00am PDT
time at a plant near detroit. ford hired 1400 new workers for the plant which will produce 350,000 vehicles per year, 30% more than at its factory in mexico. >>> and finally, nintendo cutting the price on the wii-u game console to compete better with the new xbox 1 and playstation 4. nintendo is launching a new lower priced hand-held device. the 2d is in time for holidays. >>> speaking of minimum wage, four strippers have filed a class action lawsuit in colorado federal court. they claim their employer fantasy gentleman's club in grand junction had violated federal and state minimum wage laws. a 23-story tall delta 4 heavy rocket was launched on wednesday from california's vandenberg air force base. the classified payload is expected to be a billion-dollar spy satellite. >>> starbucks is selling a swarovski encrusted mug. >>> and a popular television commercial selling insurance was the inspiration behind this in florida for this business. they actually brought no man the camel to work. the occasion? hump day! well, we know that was yesterday, wednesday. today is thursday. but
FOX Business
Aug 27, 2013 4:00pm EDT
at detroit. it is essentially bankrupt. that was really the hub of american manufacturing. does that show, what they did, we can talk about policy issues, what make as good or a bad manufacturing environment. is the fact that detroit is doing poorly any reflection on manufacturing at all in the u.s.? >> the story has changed. we tell the history of manufacturing when it was. 50% of the world's manufacturing base. what is the story of manufacturing today? what is going on with companies trying to compete in a global economy? we don't shy away from that in the movie. we tell the companies, small companies, large companies, competing, making things here still today. the truth it has changed. david: vince i look at two cities. i look at detroit. detroit has highest tax rate and regulations than any other city in michigan, any other citizen. it has the worst public services. what it tells me more government is not the solution to this. you have to get government out of the way, and lower taxes. they hired bad mayors a lot of whom are in jail. they raised taxes and regulations. is there a messa
CNN
Aug 31, 2013 7:00am PDT
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CNN
Aug 22, 2013 9:00am EDT
would tell them to shut up. >> dna tests. >>> and shocking numbers out of detroit. >> 50,000 dogs run loose in the city. people move out, they leave their dogs behind. when it gets cold, they turn them loose. >> packs of stray dogs roaming the streets. the city too strapped to do anything. one neighborhood now called chihuahuaville. that's all new with the next hour of cnn "newsroom." >>> a college basketball player who already lost two family members now learns the ncaa won't let him on the court this season. we have the "bleacher report." good morning. >> he lost his father and brother in the last year so he decided to transfer from iowa state to rutgers to be closer to home but the ncaa says he has to sit out this season if he wants to play for the scarlet knights. another case of the wording of the rule getting in the way of doing what's right. you can get a hardship rule to play right away if you have a sick family member, but if a family member dies you're out of luck. he said i'll make the wise decision of staying off social networks today because if i express my feeling i migh
PBS
Aug 29, 2013 4:30pm PDT
of detroit could be getting much needed financing. the emergency manager for the bankrupt city issued requests for propels totaling $350 million in loans, so-called debt tore in possession financing. most of the money would be used to pay merrill lynch to end a complicated swaps deal related to bonds it once issueed to finance pensions for retired city workers. it's very complicated. the rest will pay bills to keep the city services operating. >>> a lot of detroit area workers getting a shot in the arm today. ford began making the top-selling fusion sedan in the u.s. for the first time ever. it's 1,400 new jobs to a plant in michigan just outside the motor city. the ceo moved production there from a factory in mexico saying the new plant will turn out more carps and help the company meet rising demand. >> well, we don't have a lot of capacity left but pretty much sized to what will be longer term. we think right now the u.s. will come in around 16 million units, maybe 17 but the pin up demand because the average age of vehicles is nearly 11 years old. we have room on the second and t
FOX Business
Aug 29, 2013 11:00pm EDT
. appreciated. >> detroit is now the largest u.s. city to file for bankruptcy it cannot match it -- manages self. >> were at the end of the road. we can borrow any more money. john: detroit was -- now in such a wreck. >> for $1,500 you could buy this house. john: for years politicians promised that they would fix detroit. >> detroit show again become the great city that is its destiny. john: instead. >> they turned city hall into a den of bribes and kickbacks making themselves rich. john: is there hope for places like detroit? >> it will turn around the city of detroit. >> the motor city. this is will we
Al Jazeera America
Aug 27, 2013 7:00pm EDT
francisco, atlanta, even detroit. bucking that trend are the not so hot markets in orange, cleveland, even wr -- where i am in new york. we have been asking you how much does your confidence in the economy effect your spending habits samantha says . . . joe like a lot of you agrees with samantha . . . tell me what you think by tweeting me @ali velshi, or leave us a comment on facebook. let's get back to one of the biggest influences on how you feel on the economy. and that is your home. the influential s&p, case schiller index is showing a decline on how fast home prices are rising. i want to explain that what means, and there's no better to do that than one of the men who's name is on that index. he is a best-selling author, and correctly predicted the housing market collapse. professor schiller thank you for being with us. i have tried as i often do to interpret the report. give me a grade. how did i do professor? >> well, pretty good. i think it's hard to interpret markets that are basically speculative. they don't tie up necessarily one to one with the confidence indexes. >> yeah, and
NBC
Aug 23, 2013 4:00am PDT
beating by the detroit lions. tom brady passes and it's a fumble. detroit snatches the ball close to the five. in the second quarter, brady throws a pick straight to chris houston. lions win, 40-9. yikes. >>> to the ravens and panthers. check out this incredible punt return for the 54-yard touchdown. ted ginn jr. then joe flacco throws, oops, interception, for a touchdown. panthers win, 34-27. >>> you see that shirt rg3 is wearing? it cost him 10 ground. griffin was fined during warm-ups for apparel violation. they are required to wear approved apparel for their respective teams. >>> and in baseball, milwaukee brewers ryan braun released a statement apologizing for using banned substances. he admits taking performance enhancing drugs during his 2011 national league mvp season. >>> on to the rockies and phillies. impressive catch by philadelphia's darryn rush. check out that focus and athleticism. phillies win, 5-4. >>> in pga golf, the barclays tournament, so something you definitely don't get to see every day. scott brown's ball bounces off a bridge and rolls onto the green for a
MSNBC
Aug 27, 2013 2:30am PDT
concerns, central michigan towards flint. that will travel towards detroit. it's raining pretty good towards the cape, boston, providence, newport. it's starting to end in hartford. again, southern new england, you'll have a little bit of rain to deal with and we'll clear it out. forecast, little bit of wet weather in the northeast. not a bad day. the middle of the country, brian, there's people in schools, high school kids on football fields. it's still 95 to 100 from texas to minneapolis. >> hydrate, be safe. >>> coming up on the top of the hour, "morning joe," a team is back, willie, barnacle, mika, joe. the white house is weighing its actions to chemical weapons and use in syria. what's on the table and what could impact that decision. when we come back here, we have the cooler. canadian reporter advocating women's rights and she's not afraid to show a little skin to make her point. we'll be right back. [ whispering ] uh! i had a nightmare! the house caught fire and we were out on the streets. [ whispering ] shhh. it's only a dream. and we have home insurance. but if we made a cl
MSNBC
Aug 30, 2013 3:00am PDT
in detroit. let's bring in now, former governor of pennsylvania, and nbc news political analyst, ed rendell, also editor in chief of "parade" magazine maggie murphy. the latest issue of "parade" is a labor day report on putting america back to work. let's jump right into it now. manufacturing is returning, about five, six, seven years ago, you start ed realizing tha the cost of producing products in china were going up, the labor prices were going up with fuel costs up, shipping costs a lot more, companies in america started reorganizing. yesterday an extraordinary story about the uaw and ford joining arms, locking arms, 20,000 new jobs coming to detroit right away. i mean, things are really turning around. and you look forward over the next decade, it speeds up. we've got an energy boom coming. the likes of which we haven't seen in 100 years. it's going to get much cheaper to make products in america. >> it's going to get cheaper and the other thing along with companies and sort of the economics that it's good to grow some stuff here, consumers now connect by u.s. products, u.s. jobs. down
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